Dr. Derron Lee, O.D.
Dr. Derron Lee is a Stockton native. He has always been a Stockton advocate. He is an alumni of Elkhorn Elementary, Oakwood Elementary, and Delta Sierra Middle School. He graduated from Tokay High School with his high school sweetheart, Dr. Leanne Lee, in 1993.
He chose to attend the University of California, Davis, his parent’s alma mater. He received his Bachelors of Science in Physiology from the University of California Davis in 1998.
In 2003, he earned his Doctor of Optometry Degree from the State University of New York, College of Optometry.
Dr. Lee received the prestigious award of California’s Young Optometrist of the Year in 2008 from the California Optometric Association. Optometrists who have made significant contributions to their profession and their community are given this award. His wife, Dr. Leanne Lee, received this award in 2009!
Dr. Lee keeps up with the latest technology to diagnose and treat medically related eye conditions such as Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, and Dry Eye. He received his ocular disease training from the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Brooklyn, New York and Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, CA.
He holds membership in the California Optometric Association, the American Optometric Association, and was a Board Member as Past-President of the San Joaquin Optometric Society. In 2012, Dr. Lee was appointed as the newest Board of Trustee for the California Optometric Association.
Dr. Derron Lee is a huge philanthropist; he loves giving back to the community. He has volunteered his time at the St. Mary’s Interfaith Community Center as the Eye Clinic Physician. He also provides free eye health care and eyeglasses for the United Farm Workers Association. He has worked with several non-profit organizations: serving Christmas dinners at the Stockton Emergency Food Bank, collecting eyeglasses for the Lion’s Club, helped build a library for the Child Abuse Prevention Center, and helped local 5th and 6th grade students go to Science Camp in Jones Gulch by donating portions of the office proceeds. Most recently, at the Emergency Food Bank Thanksgiving event, over 600 people benefited from Dr. Lee’s Gift of Sight program, where eye exams and eyeglasses were given at no charge to recipients
Dr. Lee enjoys many outdoor activities; golfing, stunt kiting, snowboarding, wake boarding, camping, scuba diving, and road/mountain biking.